Eructoblaster (2754) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 21, 2004
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Superb dark gold color. Its white creamy head fades quickly. Relatively strong malty aroma with pronounced hints of sugar. Its malty taste has some hoppy notes that dominates the finish. The sugar and alcohol flavors may be too strong for a premium lager. Not bad at all, but lacks conformity to the style.
screwball (1098) - Motala, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2004
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This is a new favorit! I really like this one.
Amber in color with a white head. Has a complex aroma and flavor from hops and burnt malt. A nice bitterness in the end.
sayravai (4668) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Draught) Clear golden color with a creamy, medium head. Quite sweet, grassy toffee aroma. Moderately sweet, toffee-malty flavor with quite conservative, but aromatic hopping. Smooth and oily, medium-bodied palate with well-balanced carbonation. An excellent lager with same characteristics as Renki from Kuninkaankartanon panimo.
jfm (1725) - Holbæk, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2004
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden color with white head. The taste is light malty sweetness with a balanced bitterness. Has a rather sharp dry palate.
TBone (11379) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 15, 2004
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2009 Bottled (BB 11/2004)
Dark honey color, small foamy white head, lace. Dry ashy hop aroma. Very good malty base with balanced hop character. Dry slightly bitter finish. This is very well-done lager and easy to drink brew. (4/3/8/4/13 3.2)
Re-rated bottle (BB 10/2009).
Pale amber color, small white head. Sweet malty nose with hints of perfume and lemon. Light to medium body. Sweetish and buttery. More caramelly than hoppy. Some rye in the flavor. Thirst quencher. (6/3/7/3/12 3.1)
Emil (6069) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2004
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Golden color, light fruity flower aroma, flower hoppy taste, medium body, smooth bitter dry finish.
jonas (5284) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2004
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Doughlike malty and honeyish base.
Did not get many hps from my small sample.
Dusty note in aftertaste.
Light amber big lacing creamy head
rauchbier (3503) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, from Systembolaget store in Malmø. Faintly hazy gold, thin white head and fine condition. Good grainy malt, floral honey and bohemian hop notes in the nose. Sweet grainy malt in the mouth with more honey notes and a peppery hop flavour coming through. Good hoppy aftertaste with a lingering grainy maltiness.
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - JUN 13, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(on bottle)Lots of applesent in the first snif; this lasts.Some malts too. Tha taste is more average, butmenwhile you can enjoy the fantstic golden color.A good alccohol-kick tothe palate too. My favorite lager, but then again; lagers ain´t my favorite beers.
SpringsLicker (2944) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 3, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pretty, deep golden color. Large head that diminishes somewhat. Clean, sweet, malt aroma. Sweet flavor balances with a nice hop bitterness. Well balanced, pleasing Lager. I could drink another one of these!!
This comes my way from Per! Thanks for a great trade!